13 days in Africa Itinerary

13 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 1 night
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 1 night
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Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Cape Town International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 29th (Mon), deepen your understanding at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, then get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ay, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Luxor takes 16 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in October, expect nights in Luxor to be a bit warmer, around 23°C, while days are warmer, around 41°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

1
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

City of Peace

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Luxor in October, you will find days in Sharm El Sheikh are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): walk around Al-Azhar Park and then take a stroll through Islamic Cairo.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo travel planner.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in October, Cairo is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

Plan trip to Marrakech with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Cairo to Marrakech by flight takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in November, Marrakech is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Spas
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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